They both made a return to ABIT’s roots, what made them the name they are today. That was a MicroATX motherboard that didn’t impress me much. The Abit motherboards have gotten a lot of press recently, and most of it for good cause. There are two different models of the KT7: Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. For starters, you have to remember that on Slot-A motherboards there is normally airflow. So in case you’re reading this review and thinking that you could never have a need for an onboard RAID controller, you can feel comfortable ignoring all the benchmarks for the RAID controller and assume that you’ll get equivalent performance from the board.

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Latest News Latest Videos. HP Compaq nc laptop review. While we never noticed any instability that was caused by the lack of a fan on the chip, ABIT did much more than simply stick a fan on the heatsink to make the board look “cool.

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Deadly Shadows game review USB 2. There are two different models of the KT7: This content was originally featured on Amdmb. Maybe it was the fact that a slot-based CPU interface leaves quite a bit of room seemingly unoccupied around it for heatsink clearancebut looking at the KT7-RAID’s layout you quickly notice that the design is much more “busy” than raiv predecessor.

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Beyond Divinity game review. Thanks Ryan, at least someone was gaid to help a guy out. This board that I am review came to me courtesy of Ryan funny name, huh? Introduction This content was originally featured on Amdmb. The Chrome Orb fits fine on some KT7s, but I wouldn’t recommend dropping the cash on one unless you plan to file it down, since I hear that more don’t fit than do.

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ABIT KT7-RAID, Socket A, AMD (KT7-100) Motherboard

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This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. As obvious as it seems, the whole difference between these rqid is the incorporation of the HPT controller chip from HighPoint Technologies.

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Let’s hit some specs before I get much further here Prior to its release we had been less rais satisfied by the stability and added features that were found in ABIT’s flagship boards, but the KA7 changed our perception of the company back to what it once was. Multicore, dual-core, and the future of Intel.

I’ve used both of these boards the KT7 and RAID version and kkt7 tell you that unsurprisingly all else being equal, these boards perform equally well. While most of us know that it’s intended to be bent over so the CPU will fully seat, not everyone is comfortable bending something on their brand-new and expensive motherboard.

Since their first entry into the Slot-A market was an instant hit, it isn’t unbelievable that its successor would at least equal it in shock value at least, we didn’t expect it to surpass it however.

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Typhoon Rising game review. Because of the price point of the KT7-RAID, and the fact that many users would like to run the more cost effective Duron processors on the board, we would’ve rather had ABIT leave out the fan if it did in fact drop the retail price of the motherboard since there isn’t really a need for it although it doesn’t hurt to have.

It showed the users of the AMDs new chips that Eaid had taken its time in releasing a motherboard that we could be proud to own: Coming into this review, however, the expectations for the board were higher than normal, since the Asus A7V we had reviewed and gotten such high marks. The upside is that the CPU temperature that you get in the BIOS, or by using a monitoring program, is going to be more accurate than you’d get from most other forms of temperature monitoring.

Deploying a small business Windows network. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. Rwid is a good and bad thing. Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? Minor modifications to the edge of the Chrome Orb with a file will keep it from hitting on the capacitors, and in some cases like mine there’s no need.